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Connecticut’s Everyday Heroes, Volunteer Firefighters

We always expect them to be there for us, volunteer firefighters. But what if they weren’t? There are 26-thousand volunteer firefighters in Connecticut among the more than 300 fire departments, that’s 83-percent. Recruiting for these “Everyday Heroes” is crucial and is underway year-round as many towns are reaching critical lows in their departments. Former Killingworth Read more…

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Wanted: Connecticut Volunteer Firefighters, Everyday Heroes

On April 9, 2016, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 60 fire departments will hold open houses at more than 80 locations throughout Connecticut. They’re celebrating Volunteer Firefighter Day (and the start of National Volunteer Week: April 10-16) and getting out the word about the shortage of volunteer firefighters.   WHO:                   Volunteer Firefighter Day is part of Read more…

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